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Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a scattered condition somewhat centrally in Tooele Valley. The center of the ward, or the place where the meeting house stands, is about seven miles north of Tooele City, the county seat, and the headquarters of the Tooele Stake, seven miles by nearest road east of Grantsville and 28 miles southwest of Salt Lake City.
  
 
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Revision as of 16:11, 23 January 2013

Utah Church Records go to Tooele County Church Records go to Uintah Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches

This page includes the boundaries of wards and branches around 1930's, a timeline history, and how to obtain the records.

Source for this page: Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 881.

  • Online through BYU Books. (Free) In the Text search box, type the town or unit name and click Go. Select page numbers (tiny) at the right to see the page.
  • Also available through Ancestry.com ($).

Tooele Stake

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 881.[1]


  • Area of the County: All of Tooele County, Utah
  • Headquarters in (town): Grantsville
  • Boundaries of stake:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in Tooele County, Utah, with headquarters in Tooele city.


History Timeline up to about 1930

  • 1850 - February, the first ecclesiastical organization was formed with a presiding Elder.
  • 1877 - June 24, the settlements in Tooele County were organized as the Tooele Stake.

This timeline (arranged by year) includes events that affected records, record-keeping, and movements of Mormons in this area.


Other History Resources
Many wards or branches appointed members to compile a history. Copies may be in the ward library or in homes of members. Some contain biographical sketches of members of the ward at the time of compilation.

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Wards and Branches

Batesville, Clover, Grantsville 1st, Grantsville 2nd, Lake Point, Lake View, Saint John, Tooele North, Tooele South, and Vernon.

Batesville Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 44-45.[2]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a scattered condition somewhat centrally in Tooele Valley. The center of the ward, or the place where the meeting house stands, is about seven miles north of Tooele City, the county seat, and the headquarters of the Tooele Stake, seven miles by nearest road east of Grantsville and 28 miles southwest of Salt Lake City.

History timeline

  • 1873 - A school house was erected, and a branch organization.
  • 1899 - April 2, the Batesville Branch was organized as a ward.

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Clover Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 150.[3]

Boundaries:


History timeline


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Grantsville Wards

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 299-300.[4]

Boundaries:


  • Grantsville 1st Ward


  • Grantsville 2nd Ward


History timeline

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Lake Point Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 410-411.[5]

Boundaries:


History timeline

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Maeser Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 459.[6]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Ashley Valley lying west of Vernal.

History timeline

  • 1880 - An Elder was appointed to preside over the saints in the upper end of Ashley Valley, which included the Mill District, and part of the later Glines Ward.
  • 1883 - The Mill Ward was organized.
  • 1910 - Some time previous to this the name of the Mill Ward had been changed to Maeser.

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Lake View Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 412.[7]

Boundaries:



History timeline


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St. John Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 730-731.[8]

Boundaries:


History timeline

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Tooele North Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 880-881.[9]

Boundaries:



History timeline

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Tooele South Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 880-881.[10]

Boundaries:



History timeline

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Vernon Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 913.[11]

Boundaries:



History timeline

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 881.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 44-45.
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 150.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 299-300.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 410-411.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 459.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 412.
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 730-731.
  9. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 880-881.
  10. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 880-881.
  11. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 913.